Neurosyphilis in HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients: neuroimaging findings.

  title={Neurosyphilis in HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients: neuroimaging findings.},
  author={T. C. Brightbill and Ismail H. Ihmeidan and Mark J. Post and Joseph R. Berger and Daniel A. Katz},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={16 4},
PURPOSE To evaluate and describe the neuroimaging findings of patients with neurosyphilis. METHODS The neuroimaging studies of 35 patients with documented neurosyphilis were reviewed. Diagnosis was established in 34 patients with cerebrospinal fluid for a Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test, complemented by autopsy in 1 and brain biopsy in 1. All patients had reactive fluorescent treponemal antibody tests with absorption in their sera. Imaging studies included plain and contrast… CONTINUE READING


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